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Death Race 2050 (2017)

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In the year 2050 the planet has become overpopulated, to help control population the government develops a "Death Race." Annually competitors race across the country scoring points for ... See full summary »

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G.J. Echternkamp
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Manu Bennett ... Frankenstein
Malcolm McDowell ... Chairman
Marci Miller ... Annie Sullivan
Burt Grinstead ... Jed Perfectus
Folake Olowofoyeku ... Minerva Jefferson
Anessa Ramsey ... Tammy
Yancy Butler ... Alexis Hamilton
Charlie Farrell ... JB
Shanna Olson ... Grace Tickle
Leslie Shaw Leslie Shaw ... Eve
Helen Loris Helen Loris ... Dr. Creamer
Pierre Paolo Goya Kobashigawa Pierre Paolo Goya Kobashigawa ... Chi Wapp
Sebastian Llosa Sebastian Llosa ... Steve
Debbie Mcintosh Debbie Mcintosh ... Steve's Grandma
Emilio Montero Emilio Montero ... Pablo Zapata
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In the year 2050 the planet has become overpopulated, to help control population the government develops a "Death Race." Annually competitors race across the country scoring points for killing people with their vehicles.

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Action | Comedy | Sci-Fi | Sport

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Rated R for violence and gore throughout, language, and some sexual material and nudity | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

17 January 2017 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Roger Corman's Death Race 2050 See more »

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Trivia

Annie visits the Bechdel's Bar where she meet Minerva, serve her a drink and start a conversation. Bechdel refers to Alison Bechdel and the eponymous test in which for it to pass, a film has to meet all three criteria, they have to feature at least two women who have to talk to each other for a topic beside a man. See more »

Goofs

When Tammy drove off after killing Jefferson's fans with her car, tire marks can be seen on some of their bodies as if she drove over them when there is no evidence of her reversing her car onto them. See more »

Quotes

Tammy: I swear by St. Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson, I will slap that sinful tramp!
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Connections

Remake of Death Race 2000 (1975) See more »

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Written by David M. Henderson, Amanda Mac, Mike Staub, Bill Mac
Performed by Bad Mary
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A subtle masterpiece
14 January 2017 | by creativedoomSee all my reviews

The Village Voice said this "is the only movie that matters in 2017" and with only two weeks into the year, they very well may be right. Death Race 2050 is set in a well thought out dystopic near-future, masked with a ridiculously fantastic premise. I loved this movie and give it 10/10 because it accomplished what it set out to do, with many subtle threads and social commentaries. The humour can be silly without being stupid, the political and social messages are profound without being preachy, the casting is great, and the acting is perfectly dialed in. The movie has an uplifting and inspiring conclusion despite not taking itself seriously all the way through. If given a chance, it will gain a cult following similar to "Idiocracy."


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